Amazing 3D Murals


Main Street, Los Gatos , California. Even the woman peering into the ruin is part of the mural. Painted by artist John Pugh.

Taylor Hall, California State University, Chico , California . The Doric-style columns are actually nothing but paint. Painted by artist John Pugh.

Mural In Katowice, Poland. Painted by Valencia-based artist Esclif.

Mural artist Eric Grohe creates trompe l’oeil works that transform drab city buildings into beautiful three-dimensional environments. In 2004, Eric turned this hospital building in Columbus, Ohio into a mural called “Dedication” paying tribute to the educators, physicians, nurses, employees and volunteers who have served this hospital for over a century.

Before – hospital building in Columbus, Ohio.

In 1997, Eric Grohe transformed this dingy cement wall in Massillon, Ohio into “Century of Heroes”, a landmark showcasing the rich history and traditions of one of the most famous high school football teams in America.

Before – cement wall in Massillon, Ohio.

The Pilot Brewery at the Miller Brewing Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was painted with this mural which visually expands the cramped, industrial space. Real objects such as hooks, aprons, and clipboards were added to the surface of the mural to enhance the illusion. Painted by artist Eric Grohe.

This parking lot at Phil Smart Mercedes Benz dealership in Seattle, Washington, became, in 2007 “Serenity Road”, a mural celebrating their 48-year history. Painted by artist John Pugh.

Before – Phil Smart Mercedes Benz dealership in Seattle, Washington

Mural artist Eric Grohe creates sumptuous works that transform drab city facades into three-dimensional environments. Using a specific silica bsed paint known as Keim Mineral that lasts for over 100 years, he has created an impressive portfolio on the sides and fronts of buildings across the world over the past 20 years. Working with a team of two trusted assistants, Eric plans and executes his designs using Google Earth and Global Imaging Satellites and digital photographs sent in by his prospective clients, to work out the sun’s position to allow for shadows. With each mural taking up to a year to complete from start to finish.

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